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Public Bills 2016-17
Abortion (Disability Equality) Bill [HL]
Lord Shinkwin
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for disability equality in respect of abortions. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed.
House of Lords
First Reading 25/05/2016
Second Reading 21/10/2016
Committee 27/01/2017
Report 24/02/2017
Access to Palliative Care Bill [HL]
Baroness Finlay of Llandaff
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for equitable access to palliative care services; for advancing education, training and research in palliative care; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 09/06/2016
Access to Radiotherapy Bill
Tim Farron MP (Westmorland and Lonsdale, Lib Dem)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision to improve access to radiotherapy treatment in England; to define access in terms of the time that patients are required to travel to places providing treatment; to specify 45 minutes as the maximum time patients are to travel; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/11/2016
Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill [HL]
Lord Dholakia
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to raise the age of criminal responsibility; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 09/06/2016
Air Quality (Diesel Emissions in Urban Centres) Bill
Geraint Davies MP (Swansea West, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about urban air quality targets relating to diesel emissions; to require vehicle emissions targets and testing to reflect on-road driving conditions; to make the removal or disablement of pollution-reducing devices in vehicles a criminal offence; to provide powers for local authorities to establish low diesel emissions zones and pedestrian-only areas and to restrict the use of roads in urban centres by diesel vehicles; to promote the development of trams, buses and taxis powered by electricity or hydrogen in urban centres for the purpose of improving air quality; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 14/09/2016
Animal Cruelty (Sentencing) Bill
Anna Turley MP (Redcar, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to increase the maximum sentences available to the court for specified offences related to animal cruelty; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Animal Fighting (Sentencing) Bill
Kevin Foster MP (Torbay, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act 2006 to increase the sentence available to the court for those convicted of a criminal offence related to animal fighting; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) Bill [HL]
Baroness Coussins (on behalf of Baroness Cox)
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make further provision about arbitration and mediation services and the application of equality legislation to such services; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed.
House of Lords
First Reading 25/05/2016
Second Reading 27/01/2017
Armed Forces Deployment (Royal Prerogative) Bill [HL]
Baroness Falkner of Margravine
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision about the approval required for deployment of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces by the Prime Minister in the event of conflict overseas.
House of Lords
First Reading 24/05/2016
Second Reading 08/07/2016
Arms Export Controls (Countries of Concern) Bill
Rt Hon Tom Brake MP (Carshalton and Wallington, Lib Dem)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to establish a presumption against licensing arms exports to certain countries designated by the Secretary of State as being countries of concern in relation to their respect for human rights; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 12/09/2016
Asset Freezing (Compensation) Bill [HL]
Lord Empey
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for the imposing of restrictions on assets owned by persons involved in supplying terrorist organisations in the United Kingdom with arms, for the purpose of securing compensation for citizens of the United Kingdom affected by the supply of such arms.
House of Lords
First Reading 23/05/2016
Second Reading 10/06/2016
Order of Commitment Discharged 01/11/2016
Third Reading 22/11/2016
Assets of Community Value Bill
James Morris MP (Halesowen and Rowley Regis, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the disposal of land included in a local authority’s list of assets of community value; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Assisted Dying Bill [HL]
Lord Hayward
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to enable competent adults who are terminally ill to be provided at their request with specified assistance to end their own life; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 09/06/2016
Automatic Electoral Registration (School Students) Bill [HL]
Lord Roberts of Llandudno
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for the automatic electoral registration of school students who have reached the age of 16; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 09/06/2016
Awards for Valour (Protection) Bill
Gareth Johnson MP (Dartford, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to prohibit the wearing or public display, by a person not entitled to do so, of medals or insignia awarded for valour, with the intent to deceive.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 25/11/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 01/02/2017
Report 24/02/2017
Bat Habitats Regulation Bill [HL]
Lord Cormack
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision to enhance the protection available for bat habitats in the non-built environment and to limit the protection for bat habitats in the built environment where the presence of bats has a significant adverse impact upon the users of buildings.
House of Lords
First Reading 07/06/2016
BBC Royal Charter Bill [HL]
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision about the establishment, independence, funding and governance arrangements of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
House of Lords
First Reading 07/06/2016
Benefit Claimants Sanctions (Required Assessment) Bill
Mhairi Black MP (Paisley and Renfrewshire South, SNP)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require assessment of a benefit claimant’s circumstances before the implementation of sanctions; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 02/12/2016
Betting Licences (Category B2 Gaming Machines) Bill [HL]
Lord Bishop of St Albans
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for licensing authorities to restrict the number of Category B2 gaming machines which may be authorised under a betting premises licence.
House of Lords
First Reading 13/06/2016
Bread and Flour Regulations (Folic Acid) Bill [HL]
Lord Rooker
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to amend the Bread and Flour Regulations 1998 to require flour to be fortified with folic acid.
House of Lords
First Reading 23/05/2016
Second Reading 08/07/2016
Order of Commitment Discharged 01/11/2016
Third Reading 22/11/2016
British Victims of Terrorism (Asset-Freezing and Compensation) Bill
Andrew Rosindell (Romford, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision about the freezing and seizing of assets belonging to states or organisations who sponsor or perpetrate acts of terrorism for the purposes of enabling compensation to be paid to the British victims of such terrorism; to provide a definition of British victims for the purpose of eligibility for such compensation; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 02/11/2016
BROADCASTING (RADIO MULTIPLEX SERVICES) ACT 2017
Kevin Foster MP (Torbay, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the regulation of small-scale radio multiplex services; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Second Reading 13/01/2017
Committee (1st sitting) 31/01/2017
Remaining Stages 03/02/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 06/02/2017
Second Reading 24/02/2017
Order of Commitment Discharged 14/03/2017
Third Reading 21/03/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Budget Responsibility and National Audit (Fiscal Mandate) Bill [HL]
Baroness Kramer
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to amend the Budget Responsibility and National Audit Act 2011.
House of Lords
First Reading 24/05/2016
Second Reading 09/09/2016
Burial Rights Reform Bill
David Burrowes MP (Enfield, Southgate, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to enable a person to make his or her instructions concerning burial and related matters binding on their personal representative or beneficiary; to enable a person to make provision about the use of a burial space he or she acquired while living after the person’s burial; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 17/01/2017
BUS SERVICES ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision about bus services; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 19/05/2016
Order of Consideration Motion 27/06/2016
Committee (1st Day) 29/06/2016
Committee (2nd Day) 04/07/2016
Committee (3rd Day) 20/07/2016
Order of Consideration Motion 14/09/2016
Report (1st Day) 12/10/2016
Report (2nd Day) 24/10/2016
Third Reading 23/11/2016
House of Commons
First Reading 24/11/2016
Second Reading 01/03/2017
Committee (1st sitting) 14/03/2017
Committee (2nd sitting) 14/03/2017
Committee (3rd sitting) 16/03/2017
Remaining Stages 27/03/2017
House of Lords
Consideration of Commons Amendments 25/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (Safety Abroad) Bill
Michael Tomlinson MP (Mid Dorset and North Poole, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require companies offering or marketing holiday accommodation in other countries to British citizens to undertake specified health and safety measures in relation to carbon monoxide emissions; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Careers Guidance (Access to Schools) Bill
Nicholas Dakin MP (Scunthorpe, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to require schools in England to provide access to their premises and pupils to representatives from post-16 education establishments and others providing guidance on careers, training and courses; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 28/02/2017
Carers (Leave Entitlement) Bill [HL]
Baroness Tyler of Enfield,
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to entitle employees to take a period of leave to fulfil certain caring responsibilities in respect of dependants; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 09/06/2016
Child Contact Centres (Accreditation) Bill [HL]
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for the accreditation of child contact centres; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 06/06/2016
Second Reading 03/02/2017
Child Maintenance (Assessment of Parents’ Income)
David Burrowes MP (Enfield, Southgate, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to equalise the assessment and enforcement of child maintenance arrangements of children of self-employed parents with that of children of other employed parents; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 19/04/2017
Child Poverty in the UK (Target for Reduction) Bill
Dan Jarvis MP (Barnsley Central, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to establish a target for the reduction of child poverty in the United Kingdom; to make provision about reporting against such a target; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 03/02/2017
CHILDREN AND SOCIAL WORK ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision about looked after children; to make other provision in relation to the welfare of children; and to make provision about the regulation of social workers.
House of Lords
First Reading 19/05/2016
Second Reading 14/06/2016
Committee (1st Day) 29/06/2016
Committee (2nd Day) 04/07/2016
Committee (3rd Day) 06/07/2016
Committee (4th Day) 11/07/2016
Committee (5th Day) 13/07/2016
Report (1st Day) 18/10/2016
Report (2nd Day) 08/11/2016
Third Reading 23/11/2016
House of Commons
First Reading 24/11/2016
Second Reading 05/12/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 13/12/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 13/12/2016
Committee (3rd sitting) 15/12/2016
Committee (4th sitting) 15/12/2016
Committee (5th sitting) 10/01/2017
Committee (6th sitting) 10/01/2017
Committee (7th sitting) 12/01/2017
Committee (8th sitting) 12/01/2017
Remaining Stages 07/03/2017
House of Lords
Returned from the Commons 08/03/2017
Commons Amendments 04/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Children of Armed Services Personnel (Schools Admission) Bill
Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP (Berwick-upon-Tweed, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision for the children of serving members of the armed forces to have a right of high priority admission to schools outside the normal admission rounds; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 06/12/2016
Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) Bill
Tim Loughton MP (East Worthing and Shoreham, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to amend the Civil Partnership Act 2004 to provide that opposite sex couples may enter a civil partnership; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 21/07/2016
Clean Air Bill
Geraint Davies MP (Swansea West, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the Secretary of State to set, measure, enforce and report on air quality targets; to require that vehicle emissions targets and testing reflect on-road driving conditions; to make it an offence to remove devices that reduce vehicle emissions other than in specified circumstances; to provide powers for local authorities to establish low diesel emissions zones and pedestrian-only areas; to restrict the use of diesel vehicles in urban areas; to make provision about the promotion of electric and hydrogen powered vehicles and for the development of sustainable public, private and commercial transport by road, rail, air and sea; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 16/11/2016
Cohabitation Rights Bill [HL]
Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to provide certain protections for persons who live together as a couple or have lived together as a couple; and to make provision about the property of deceased persons who are survived by a cohabitant; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 13/06/2016
COMMONWEALTH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to amend the amount of the limit in section 15 of the Commonwealth Development Corporation Act 1999 on the government’s financial assistance.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 16/11/2016
Second Reading 29/11/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 06/12/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 06/12/2016
Remaining Stages 10/01/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 11/01/2017
Second Reading (and remaining stages) 09/02/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 23/02/2017
Companies Documentation (Transgender Persons) Bill
Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP (Loughborough, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to enable transgender persons to apply to the registrar of companies for England and Wales for documentation relating to their change of name to be treated as protected information under the Gender Recognition Act 2004; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 01/03/2017
Construction Industry (Protection of Cash Retentions) Bill
Alan Brown MP (Kilmarnock and Loudoun, SNP)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision to safeguard, and for the release of, cash retentions in the construction industry; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 26/04/2017
Cosmetic Surgery (Standards of Practice) Bill
Kevan Jones MP (North Durham, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision about the training, qualifications and certification of medical practitioners conducting cosmetic surgical procedures; to establish a code of practice for the provision of information to patients on the options and risks in relation to such procedures; to make provision about permissible treatments and the advertising of such treatments; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 19/10/2016
Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 (Amendment) Bill
Lucy Allan MP (Telford, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to repeal provisions in the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 requiring teachers, carers and responsible adults to report signs of extremism or radicalisation amongst children in primary school, nursery school or other pre-school educational settings; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 27/01/2017
Crime (Aggravated Murder of and Violence against Women) Bill
Nus Ghani MP (Wealden, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision about the aggravated murder of, and aggravated domestic violence against, women, who are citizens of the United Kingdom, outside the United Kingdom; to prohibit the use of the term honour killing in official publications; to require the Government to arrange for, and meet from public funds the costs of, the repatriation of the bodies of female citizens of the United Kingdom who are victims of aggravated murder outside the United Kingdom and the provision of assistance to female citizens of the United Kingdom who are victims of aggravated domestic violence outside the United Kingdom in order to enable them to return to the United Kingdom; to provide for the prosecution in the United Kingdom in certain circumstances of citizens of the United Kingdom who commit the aggravated murder of, or threaten or incite domestic violence against, women, who are citizens of the United Kingdom, outside the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 31/01/2017
Crime (Assaults on Emergency Services Staff) Bill
Holly Lynch MP (Halifax, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make certain offences including malicious wounding, grievous or actual bodily harm and common assault aggravated when perpetrated against a constable, firefighter, doctor, paramedic or nurse in the execution of his or her duty or against a person assisting these persons in the execution of their duty; to make provision to require those suspected of certain assaults that may pose a health risk, including spitting, to be required to undergo blood tests and to make it an offence, without reasonable excuse, to refuse to undergo such tests; to make provision about the sentences for those convicted of the offences; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 07/02/2017
CRIMINAL FINANCES ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to amend the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002; make provision in connection with terrorist property; create corporate offences for cases where a person associated with a body corporate or partnership facilitates the commission by another person of a tax evasion offence; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 13/10/2016
Second Reading 25/10/2016
(Programme) 25/10/2016
(Money) 25/10/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 15/11/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 15/11/2016
Committee (3rd sitting) 17/11/2016
Committee (4th sitting) 17/11/2016
Committee (5th sitting) 22/11/2016
Committee (6th sitting) 22/11/2016
Remaining Stages 21/02/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 22/02/2017
Second Reading 09/03/2017
Committee (1st Day) 28/03/2017
Committee (2nd Day) 03/04/2017
Report (and remaining stages) 25/04/2017
House of Commons
Consideration of Lords Amendments 26/04/2017
House of Lords
Returned from the Commons 26/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Crown Tenancies Bill
Wendy Morton MP (Aldridge-Brownhills, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to provide that Crown tenancies may be assured tenancies for the purposes of the Housing Act 1988, subject to certain exceptions; to modify the assured tenancies regime in relation to certain Crown tenancies; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Second Reading 03/02/2017
Committee 01/03/2017
CULTURAL PROPERTY (ARMED CONFLICTS) ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to enable the United Kingdom to implement the Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict of 1954 and the Protocols to that Convention of 1954 and 1999.
House of Lords
First Reading 19/05/2016
Second Reading 06/06/2016
Committee 28/06/2016
Report 06/09/2016
Third Reading 13/09/2016
House of Commons
First Reading 13/09/2016
Second Reading 31/10/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 15/11/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 15/11/2016
Remaining Stages 20/02/2017
House of Lords
Returned from the Commons 21/02/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 23/02/2017
Defibrillators (Availability) Bill
Miss Maria Caulfield MP (Lewes, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to require the provision of defibrillators in education establishments, and in leisure, sports and certain other public facilities; to make provision for training persons to operate defibrillators; to make provision for funding the acquisition, installation, use and maintenance of defibrillators; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 15/11/2016
Diabetes Inpatient Care Bill
Keith Vaz (Leicester East, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the Secretary of State to ensure that all diabetic patients are identified on admittance to hospital and have their diabetes condition monitored while in hospital by a specialist diabetes team; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 15/12/2016
DIGITAL ECONOMY ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision about electronic communications infrastructure and services; to provide for restricting access to online pornography; to make provision about protection of intellectual property in connection with electronic communications; to make provision about data-sharing; to make provision about functions of OFCOM in relation to the BBC; to provide for determination by the BBC of age-related TV licence fee concessions; to make provision about the regulation of direct marketing; to make other provision about OFCOM and its functions; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 05/07/2016
Second Reading 13/09/2016
(Programme) 13/09/2016
(Ways and Means) 13/09/2016
(Money) 13/09/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 11/10/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 11/10/2016
Committee (3rd sitting) 13/10/2016
Committee (4th sitting) 18/10/2016
Committee (5th sitting) 20/10/2016
Committee (6th sitting) 20/10/2016
Committee (7th sitting) 25/10/2016
Committee (8th sitting) 25/10/2016
Committee (9th sitting) 27/10/2016
Committee (10th sitting) 27/10/2016
Committee (11th sitting) 01/11/2016
Remaining Stages 28/11/2016
House of Lords
First Reading 29/11/2016
Second Reading 13/12/2016
Order of Consideration Motion 26/01/2017
Committee (1st Day) 31/01/2017
Committee (2nd Day) 02/02/2017
Committee (3rd Day) 06/02/2017
Committee (4th Day) 08/02/2017
Order of Consideration Motion 20/02/2017
Report (1st Day) 22/02/2017
Report (2nd Day) 20/03/2017
Report (3rd Day) 29/03/2017
Third Reading 05/04/2017
House of Commons
Consideration of Lords Amendments 26/04/2017
House of Lords
Returned from the Commons 26/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Diplomatic Service (United Kingdom Wines and Sparkling Wines) Bill
Nus Ghani MP (Wealden, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to require Her Majesty's Diplomatic Service in certain circumstances to purchase wines and sparkling wines produced in the United Kingdom and to serve such wines at overseas functions and events; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 14/03/2017
Disability Employment (Gap) Bill [HL]
Lord Wigley
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to require the Secretary of State to introduce proposals to halve the disability employment gap; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 14/06/2016
Disability Equality Training (Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Drivers) Bill
Andrew Gwynne MP (Denton and Reddish, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make the completion of disability equality training a requirement for the licensing of taxi and private hire vehicle drivers in England and Wales; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 18/11/2016
Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill [HL]
Baroness Deech
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to amend the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and make provision in connection with financial settlements following divorce.
House of Lords
First Reading 26/05/2016
Second Reading 27/01/2017
Double Taxation Treaties (Developing Countries) Bill
Roger Mullin MP (Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath, SNP)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to place a duty on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to align the outcomes of double taxation treaties with developing countries with the goal of the United Kingdom's overseas development aid programme for reducing poverty and to report to Parliament thereon; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 16/12/2016
Economic Strategy Bill [HL]
Baroness Burt of Solihull
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for the support of the United Kingdom’s business sector; and the development of an industrial and retail strategy.
House of Lords
First Reading 14/06/2016
Electoral Reform (Local Elections and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill
Ranil Jayawardena MP (North East Hampshire, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to apply to England to provide for the introduction of first past the post elections of mayors, the London Assembly and Police and Crime Commissioners; to require elections for mayors, the London Assembly, Police and Crime Commissioners and local authorities to take place on the same day; to abolish the election of councillors by halves or thirds to local authorities; to allow a person to be a Member of the House of Commons and to hold any elected local government office, including that of Police and Crime Commissioner, at the same time; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 07/12/2016
Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) Bill
Caroline Lucas MP (Brighton, Pavilion, Green)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to amend the Representation of the People Acts to provide for the introduction of proportional representation as a method for electing Members of the House of Commons; to reduce the voting age to 16 in all UK elections and referendums; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 20/07/2016
Energy Measures (Cost Effectiveness and Efficiency) Bill [HL]
Lord Foster of Bath
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for a national strategy for cost effective and efficient use of energy; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 14/06/2016
Ethnicity Pay Gap Bill [HL]
Baroness Hussein-Ece
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision about the publication of information related to differences in remuneration between ethnic groups.
House of Lords
First Reading 08/06/2016
EU Citizens Resident in the United Kingdom (Right to Stay) Bill
Rt Hon Tom Brake MP (Carshalton and Wallington, Lib Dem)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to grant EU citizens the right to stay resident in the UK following the UK’s withdrawal from membership of the European Union; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 12/07/2016
European Union (Information, etc.) Bill [HL]
Lord Dykes
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for information to be available in various public places relating to the activities and organisation of the European Union; to make provision for the flying of the flag of the European Union on various government and public buildings; to provide information to further the establishment of twinning arrangements between towns in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in the European Union in accordance with the European Union’s town twinning support scheme; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 06/06/2016
EUROPEAN UNION (NOTIFICATION OF WITHDRAWAL) ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to confer power on the Prime Minister to notify, under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union, the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the EU.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 26/01/2017
Second Reading (1st Day) 31/01/2017
Second Reading [2nd day] 01/02/2017
Committee (Day 1) 06/02/2017
Committee (Day 2) 07/02/2017
Remaining Stages 08/02/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 08/02/2017
Second Reading (1st Day) 20/02/2017
Second Reading (2nd Day) 21/02/2017
Second Reading (2nd Day) (Continued) 21/02/2017
Second Reading (2nd Day) (Continued) 21/02/2017
Committee (1st Day) 27/02/2017
Committee (2nd Day) 01/03/2017
Report 07/03/2017
Report (Continued) 07/03/2017
Third Reading 07/03/2017
House of Commons
Consideration of Lords Amendments 13/03/2017
House of Lords
Consideration of Commons Amendments 13/03/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 16/03/2017
European Union (UK Withdrawal from Membership) Bill
Charlie Elphicke MP (Dover, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to implement the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from membership of the European Union; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 14/09/2016
Extension of Franchise (House of Lords) Bill [HL]
Lord Blunkett
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for Members of the House of Lords to vote at elections to the House of Commons.
House of Lords
First Reading 08/06/2016
Families with Children and Young People in Debt (Respite) Bill
Kelly Tolhurst MP (Rochester and Strood, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to place a duty on lenders and creditors to provide periods of financial respite for families with children and young people in debt in certain circumstances; to place a duty on public authorities to provide access to related advice, guidance and support in those circumstances; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Family Justice Bill
Suella Fernandes MP (Fareham, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision for the enforcement of Child Arrangement Orders, including times within which enforcement action must take place; to establish a presumption in favour of shared parenting under Child Arrangement Orders; and to make provision for a commission to review and make recommendations on the operation of family justice; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 28/03/2017
FARRIERS (REGISTRATION) ACT 2017
Byron Davies MP (Gower, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the constitution of the Farriers Registration Council and its committees.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 27/01/2017
Committee 07/03/2017
Remaining Stages 24/03/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 27/03/2017
Second Reading 06/04/2017
Order of Commitment Discharged 26/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Feeding Products for Babies and Children (Advertising and Promotion) Bill
Alison Thewliss MP (Glasgow Central, SNP)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to control the advertising and promotion of feeding products for babies and children; to establish arrangements to set standards for the efficacy of products and to measure claims against those standards; to make provision about penalties for advertisers and promoters who do not meet the standards; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 16/11/2016
FINANCE (NO. 2) ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to grant certain duties, to alter other duties, and to amend the law relating to the national debt and the public revenue, and to make further provision in connection with finance.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 14/03/2017
Second Reading 18/04/2017
Committee 24/04/2017
Remaining Stages 25/04/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 25/04/2017
Second Reading (and remaining stages) 26/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
FINANCE ACT 2016
Government Legislation
Bill to grant certain duties, to alter other duties, and to amend the law relating to the National Debt and the Public Revenue, and to make further provision in connection with finance.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 22/03/2016
Second Reading 11/04/2016
(Programme) 11/04/2016
Presentation and resumption of proceedings 19/05/2016
Committee 27/06/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 28/06/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 30/06/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 30/06/2016
Committee (3rd sitting) 05/07/2016
Committee (4th sitting) 05/07/2016
Committee (5th sitting) 07/07/2016
Committee (6th sitting) 07/07/2016
Remaining Stages (Day 1) 05/09/2016
Remaining Stages (Day 2) 06/09/2016
House of Lords
First Reading 06/09/2016
Remaining Stages 13/09/2016
House of Commons
Royal Assent 15/09/2016
Financial Regulation of Funeral Services Bill
Neil Gray MP (Airdrie and Shotts, SNP)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to require pre-paid funeral plan contracts to be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority; to amend the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) Order 2001 accordingly; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 14/12/2016
Fixed-term Parliaments (Repeal) Bill [HL]
Lord Desai
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to repeal the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011.
House of Lords
Presentation and First Reading 06/09/2016
Football Supporters (Access) Bill
Justin Madders MP (Ellesmere Port and Neston, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to require football clubs to provide tickets to matches at a discount for persons under a specified age; to require local authorities to consider the needs of match going supporters when approving kick off times; to require football clubs to set aside a proportion of transfer fees paid for the development of football facilities for local clubs and young people; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 30/11/2016
Gangmasters (Licensing) and Labour Abuse Authority Bill
Louise Haigh MP (Sheffield, Heeley, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to amend the Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004 to apply its provisions to certain sectors including construction, care services, retail, cleaning, warehousing and the transportation of goods; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Gender Identity (Protected Characteristic) Bill
Rt Hon Maria Miller MP (Basingstoke, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make gender identity a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010 in place of gender reassignment and to make associated provision for transgender and other persons; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 01/12/2016
Genocide Determination Bill [HL]
Lord Alton of Liverpool
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to provide for the High Court of England and Wales to make a preliminary finding on cases of alleged genocide; and for the subsequent referral of such findings to the International Criminal Court or a special tribunal.
House of Lords
First Reading 13/06/2016
Government Services (Telecommunication Charges) Bill
Christopher Stephens MP (Glasgow South West, SNP)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to restrict charges for using telecommunications to contact certain government advice services; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 21/02/2017
GUARDIANSHIP (MISSING PERSONS) ACT 2017
Kevin Hollinrake MP (Thirsk and Malton, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision about the property and affairs of missing persons; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 11/01/2017
Second Reading 03/02/2017
Committee 21/02/2017
Remaining Stages 24/03/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 27/03/2017
Second Reading 06/04/2017
Order of Commitment Discharged 26/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Harbours, Docks and Piers Clauses Act 1847 (Amendment) Bill
Craig Mackinlay MP (South Thanet, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to amend section 33 of the Harbours, Docks and Piers Clauses Act 1847 to allow local authorities to proscribe, in certain circumstances, the transport of live animals for slaughter abroad via facilities that local authorities control and operate; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 13/07/2016
HEALTH SERVICE MEDICAL SUPPLIES (COSTS) ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision in connection with controlling the cost of health service medicines and other medical supplies; to make provision in connection with the provision of pricing and other information by those manufacturing, distributing or supplying those medicines and supplies, and other related products, and the disclosure of that information; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 15/09/2016
Second Reading 24/10/2016
(Programme) 24/10/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 08/11/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 15/11/2016
Committee (3rd sitting) 15/11/2016
Remaining Stages 06/12/2016
House of Lords
First Reading 07/12/2016
Second Reading 21/12/2016
Committee (1st Day) 23/01/2017
Committee (2nd Day) 25/01/2017
Report 07/02/2017
Third Reading 23/02/2017
House of Commons
Consideration of Lords amendments 15/03/2017
House of Lords
Returned from the Commons 16/03/2017
Commons Reason 05/04/2017
Returned from the Commons 25/04/2017
House of Commons
Consideration of Lords Message 25/04/2017
House of Lords
Commons Amendments 26/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Health Services Commissioning (Equality and Accountability) Bill
Rehman Chishti MP (Gillingham and Rainham, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision to reduce inequalities in the health care received by people with mental illness and learning disabilities; to require commissioners of health services to make an annual report to the Secretary of State on the equality of service provision to, and the health outcomes for, such people and of their qualitative experience of health care services; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 14/09/2016
HIGH SPEED RAIL (LONDON - WEST MIDLANDS) ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision for a railway between Euston in London and a junction with the West Coast Main Line at Handsacre in Staffordshire, with a spur from Old Oak Common in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham to a junction with the Channel Tunnel Rail Link at York Way in the London Borough of Islington and a spur from Water Orton in Warwickshire to Curzon Street in Birmingham; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 28/05/2015
Second Reading 28/05/2015
Instruction (No. 2) 28/05/2015
Instruction (No. 3) 23/06/2015
Instruction (No. 4) 15/09/2015
Instruction (No. 5) 01/12/2015
Committee (1st sitting) 01/03/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 01/03/2016
Committee (3rd sitting) 03/03/2016
Committee (4th sitting) 03/03/2016
Committee (5th sitting) 08/03/2016
Committee (6th sitting) 08/03/2016
Report 23/03/2016
Third Reading 23/03/2016
Carry-Over (No. 3) 23/03/2016
House of Lords
First Reading 23/03/2016
Second Reading 14/04/2016
Committed to Committee 20/12/2016
Committee (1st Day) 10/01/2017
Committee (2nd Day) 12/01/2017
Report 24/01/2017
Third Reading 31/01/2017
House of Commons
Consideration of Lords amendments 20/02/2017
House of Lords
Returned from the Commons 21/02/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 23/02/2017
HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision about higher education and research; and to make provision about alternative payments to students in higher or further education.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 19/05/2016
Second Reading 19/07/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 06/09/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 06/09/2016
Committee (3rd sitting) 08/09/2016
Committee (4th sitting) 08/09/2016
Committee (5th sitting) 13/09/2016
Committee (6th sitting) 13/09/2016
Committee (7th sitting) 15/09/2016
Committee (8th sitting) 15/09/2016
Committee (9th sitting) 11/10/2016
Committee (10th sitting) 11/10/2016
Committee (11th sitting) 13/10/2016
Committee (12th sitting) 13/10/2016
Committee (13th sitting) 18/10/2016
Committee (14th sitting) 18/10/2016
Remaining Stages 21/11/2016
House of Lords
First Reading 22/11/2016
Second Reading 06/12/2016
Order of Consideration Motion 21/12/2016
Committee (1st Day) 09/01/2017
Committee (2nd Day) 11/01/2017
Committee (3rd Day) 16/01/2017
Committee (4th Day) 18/01/2017
Committee (5th Day) 23/01/2017
Committee (6th Day) 25/01/2017
Committee (7th Day) 30/01/2017
Order of Consideration Motion 02/03/2017
Report (1st Day) 06/03/2017
Report (2nd Day) 08/03/2017
Report (3rd Day) 13/03/2017
Report (4th Day) 15/03/2017
Third Reading 04/04/2017
House of Commons
Consideration of Lords amendments 26/04/2017
House of Lords
Returned from the Commons 26/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Highway Works (Weekend Working and Traffic Management Measures) Bill
Wendy Morton MP (Aldridge-Brownhills, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to regulate works on certain highways in England by making provision about weekend and bank holiday working and provision about removal of traffic lights and other traffic management measures after the completion of works.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
HOMELESSNESS REDUCTION ACT 2017
Bob Blackman MP (Harrow East, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to amend the Housing Act 1996 to make provision about measures for reducing homelessness; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 28/10/2016
(Money) 14/11/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 23/11/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 30/11/2016
Committee (3rd sitting) 07/12/2016
Committee (4th sitting) 14/12/2016
Committee (5th sitting) 11/01/2017
Committee (6th sitting) 18/01/2017
Committee (7th sitting) 18/01/2017
Report and Third Reading 27/01/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 30/01/2017
Second Reading 24/02/2017
Order of Commitment Discharged 10/03/2017
Third Reading 23/03/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
House of Lords (Exclusion of Hereditary Peers) Bill
Rt Hon David Hanson MP (Delyn, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to amend the House of Lords Act 1999 to remove the by-election system for the election of hereditary peers; to provide for the exclusion of hereditary peers from the House of Lords over time; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 20/12/2016
House of Lords Act 1999 (Amendment) Bill [HL]
Lord Grocott
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to amend the House of Lords Act 1999 to remove the by-election system for the election of hereditary peers.
House of Lords
First Reading 24/05/2016
Second Reading 09/09/2016
House of Lords Bill [HL]
Lord Elton
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to restrict membership of the House of Lords by virtue of a peerage; to make related provision about disqualifications for voting at elections to, and for membership of, the House of Commons; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed.
House of Lords
First Reading 25/05/2016
Second Reading 21/10/2016
House of Lords Reform Bill [HL]
Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision about elections to, and membership of, the House of Lords; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 26/05/2016
Second Reading 03/02/2017
Housing (Tenants’ Rights) Bill
Caroline Lucas MP (Brighton, Pavilion, Green)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to establish a Living Rent Commission to conduct research into, and provide proposals for, reducing rent levels in the private rented sector and improving terms and conditions for tenants; to require the Secretary of State to report the recommendations of the Commission to Parliament; to introduce measures to promote long-term tenancies; to establish a mandatory national register of landlords and lettings agents; to prohibit the charging of letting or management agent fees to tenants; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Housing Standards (Preparation and Storage of Food by Tenants in Receipt of Universal Credit or Housing Benefit) Bill
Rt Hon Frank Field MP (Birkenhead, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require landlords of tenants in receipt of Universal Credit or Housing Benefit to ensure that their rented accommodation meets minimum standards for the hygienic storage and preparation of food; contains adequate appliances, equipment and utensils for the cooking of food; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 20/10/2016
Humanitarian Assistance (Genocide Victims) Bill [HL]
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for the Secretary of State to have regard to acts of genocide in determining the allocation of international humanitarian assistance.
House of Lords
First Reading 08/06/2016
Income Tax (Non-Military Expenditure) Bill
Ruth Cadbury MP (Brentford and Isleworth, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to require HM Commissioners of Revenue and Customs to record income tax revenues where the payee self-certifies as holding a conscientious objection to public spending on defence purposes and report to Parliament thereon; to place a duty on HM Treasury to take account of the amount and proportion of such self-certified income tax income in preparing the supply estimates; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 19/07/2016
Industrial Action (Protection of Critical National Services Bill
Chris Philp MP (Croydon South, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to regulate industrial action by those providing certain critical national services; to define critical national services to include railways, operators providing buses, trams and underground railways, the National Health Service and fire and ambulance services; to require those taking industrial action in relation to critical national services to demonstrate that the matter in dispute is such that the adverse effects on the provision of service to the public caused by the action is proportionate and reasonable; to provide for the High Court in England and Wales and the Court of Session in Scotland to adjudicate on proportionality and reasonableness of action and to determine a minimal required level of service to the public to be provided in the case of such action taking place; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 24/01/2017
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (UNJUSTIFIED THREATS) ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to amend the law relating to unjustified threats to bring proceedings for infringement of patents, registered trade marks, rights in registered designs, design right or Community designs.
House of Lords
First Reading 19/05/2016
Motion for Bill be referred to a Second Reading Committee 08/06/2016
Second Reading 27/06/2016
House of Commons
Special Public Bill Committee 09/11/2016
House of Lords
Report 23/11/2016
Third Reading 13/12/2016
House of Commons
First Reading 13/12/2016
Second Reading Committee 16/01/2017
Second Reading 17/01/2017
Committee (1st sitting) 24/01/2017
Remaining Stages 21/03/2017
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) (Amendment) Bill [HL]
Lord Lipsey
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to amend the International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Act 2015 in order to provide for a five year reporting period instead of an annual reporting period.
House of Lords
First Reading 24/05/2016
Second Reading 18/11/2016
International Trade and Investment (NHS Protection) Bill
Rt Hon Peter Lilley MP (Hitchin and Harpenden, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the National Health Service to be exempted from the provisions of international trade and investment agreements; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
INVESTIGATORY POWERS ACT 2016
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision about the interception of communications, equipment interference and the acquisition and retention of communications data, bulk personal datasets and other information; to make provision about the treatment of material held as a result of such interception, equipment interference or acquisition or retention; to establish the Investigatory Powers Commissioner and other Judicial Commissioners and make provision about them and other oversight arrangements; to make further provision about investigatory powers and national security; to amend sections 3 and 5 of the Intelligence Services Act 1994; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 01/03/2016
Second Reading 15/03/2016
(Programme) 15/03/2016
(Money) 15/03/2016
(Carry-over) 15/03/2016
(Ways and Means) 15/03/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 24/03/2016
Committee (3rd sitting) 12/04/2016
Committee (4th sitting) 12/04/2016
Committee (5th sitting) 14/04/2016
Committee (6th sitting) 14/04/2016
Committee (7th sitting) 19/04/2016
Committee (8th sitting) 19/04/2016
Committee (9th sitting) 21/04/2016
Committee (10th sitting) 21/04/2016
Committee (11th sitting) 26/04/2016
Committee (12th sitting) 26/04/2016
Committee (13th sitting) 28/04/2016
Committee (15th sitting) 03/05/2016
Committee (14th sitting) 28/04/2016
Committee (16th sitting) 03/05/2016
Presentation and resumption of proceedings 19/05/2016
Programme (No. 2) 06/06/2016
Report (1st Day) 06/06/2016
Report (2nd Day) 07/06/2016
Third Reading 07/06/2016
House of Lords
First Reading 08/06/2016
Second Reading 27/06/2016
Order of Consideration Motion 07/07/2016
Committee (1st Day) 11/07/2016
Committee (2nd Day) 13/07/2016
Committee (3rd Day) 19/07/2016
Committee (4th Day) 05/09/2016
Committee (5th Day) 07/09/2016
Committee (6th Day) 12/09/2016
Order of Consideration Motion 10/10/2016
Report (1st Day) 11/10/2016
Report (2nd Day) 17/10/2016
Report (3rd Day) 19/10/2016
Third Reading 31/10/2016
House of Commons
Consideration of Lords amendments 01/11/2016
(Programme) (No. 3) 01/11/2016
House of Lords
Commons Reasons 02/11/2016
House of Commons
Consideration of Lords message 15/11/2016
House of Lords
Commons Amendments 16/11/2016
House of Commons
Royal Assent 29/11/2016
Kew Gardens (Leases) Bill
Ian Liddell-Grainger MP (Bridgwater and West Somerset, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to provide that the Secretary of State’s powers in relation to the management of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, include the power to grant a lease in respect of land for a period of up to 150 years.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 03/02/2017
Committee 22/02/2017
Report 24/03/2017
Laser Pens (Regulation of Sale, Ownership and Usage) Bill
Rehman Chishti MP (Gillingham and Rainham, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make the sale, ownership and use of portable laser emitting devices with output power of more than 1 milliwatt unlawful in certain circumstances; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 13/09/2016
Lee Valley Regional Park (Amendment) Bill
James Berry MP (Kingston and Surbiton, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to amend section 48(4) of the Lee Valley Regional Park Act 1966 to remove the power of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority to raise by way of levy on any local authority whose local authority area falls outside the area defined under section 2(2) of the Act; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 22/02/2017
Lobbying (Transparency) Bill [HL]
Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to establish a Registrar of lobbyists, a register of lobbyists and a Code of Conduct for lobbyists; and for related purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 24/05/2016
Second Reading 09/09/2016
Committee 18/11/2016
Report 13/12/2016
Third Reading 20/12/2016
LOCAL AUDIT (PUBLIC ACCESS TO DOCUMENTS) ACT 2017
Wendy Morton MP (Aldridge-Brownhills, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to extend public access to certain local audit documents under section 26 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Second Reading 25/11/2016
Committee 07/02/2017
Remaining Stages 24/03/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 27/03/2017
Second Reading 06/04/2017
Order of Commitment Discharged 26/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Local Authority Roads (Wildlife Protection) Bill
Wendy Morton MP (Aldridge-Brownhills, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to place a duty on local highways agencies and local transport authorities to make provisions safeguarding wildlife on roads passing through, or adjacent to, specified protected areas; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Local Government Elections (Referendum) Bill [HL]
Lord Balfe
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision about the holding of referenda in relation to voting systems in local government elections.
House of Lords
First Reading 13/06/2016
Local Government Finance Bill
Government Legislation
Bill To Make provision about non-domestic rating in England; to amend Chapter 4ZA of Part 1 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992; to confer power on the Greater London Authority and certain local authorities in England to impose levies on non-domestic ratepayers to raise money for expenditure on projects expected to promote economic development; to confer power on certain local authorities in England to impose a levy on persons with certain property interests in a business improvement district to finance projects to be carried out in the district; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 13/01/2017
Second Reading 23/01/2017
Committee (1st sitting) 31/01/2017
Committee (2nd sitting) 31/01/2017
Committee (3rd sitting) 02/02/2017
Committee (4th sitting) 02/02/2017
Committee (5th Day) 07/02/2017
Committee (6th Day) 07/02/2017
Committee (7th Day) 09/02/2017
Committee (8th Day) 09/02/2017
Committee (9th Day) 21/02/2017
Committee (10th Day) 21/02/2017
Malicious Communications (Social Media) Bill
Anna Turley MP (Redcar, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about offences, penalties and sentences in relation to communications containing threats transmitted or broadcast using online social media; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill [HL]
Baroness Tonge
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to raise the minimum age of consent to marriage or civil partnership to eighteen; create an offence of causing a person under the age of eighteen to enter into a marriage or civil partnership; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed.
House of Lords
First Reading 25/05/2016
Second Reading 21/10/2016
Order of Commitment Discharged 13/12/2016
Third Reading 20/12/2016
Maternity and Paternity Leave (Premature Birth) Bill
Steve Reed MP (Croydon North, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to amend Part 8 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 to make provision about maternity and paternity leave for parents of babies born prematurely; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 26/10/2016
MERCHANT SHIPPING (HOMOSEXUAL CONDUCT) ACT 2017
John Glen MP (Salisbury, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to repeal sections 146(4) and 147(3) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 20/01/2017
Committee 08/02/2017
Remaining Stages 24/03/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 27/03/2017
Second Reading 06/04/2017
Order of Commitment Discharged 26/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Missing Persons Guardianship Bill [HL]
Baroness Hamwee
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for the administration of the affairs of missing persons; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 14/06/2016
Motion to Withdraw 06/04/2017
Modern Slavery (Transparency in Supply Chains) Bill [HL]
Baroness Young of Hornsey
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to require commercial organisations and public bodies to include a statement on slavery and human trafficking in their annual report and accounts; and to require contracting authorities to exclude from procurement procedures economic operators who have not provided such a statement; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 23/05/2016
Second Reading 08/07/2016
Order of Commitment Discharged 07/11/2016
Third Reading 22/11/2016
Mutual Guarantee Societies Bill
Christina Rees MP (Neath, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision for the creation of mutual guarantee societies, for their membership by small and medium size businesses for the purpose of lending to and by such business and for their operation; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 10/01/2017
Mutualisation of the Royal Bank of Scotland Bill
Gareth Thomas MP (Harrow West, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to transfer the ownership of the Royal Bank of Scotland to its customers and employees; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 13/12/2016
NATIONAL CITIZEN SERVICE ACT 2017
Lord Taylor of Holbeach (on behalf of Lord Ashton of Hyde)
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for the national citizen service.
House of Lords
First Reading 11/10/2016
Second Reading 25/10/2016
Committee (1st Day) 16/11/2016
Committee (2nd Day) 22/11/2016
Report 07/12/2016
Third Reading 14/12/2016
House of Commons
First Reading 14/12/2016
Second Reading 16/01/2017
Committee (1st sitting) 24/01/2017
Remaining Stages 15/03/2017
House of Lords
Returned from the Commons 16/03/2017
Commons Amendments 04/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
National Health Service Bill
Margaret Greenwood MP (Wirral West, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to re-establish the Secretary of State’s legal duty as to the National Health Service in England and to make provision about the other duties of the Secretary of State in that regard; to make provision about the administration and accountability of the National Health Service in England; to repeal section 1 of the National Health Service (Private Finance) Act 1997, sections 38 and 39 of the Immigration Act 2014 and Part 9 of the Health and Social Care Information Act 2012; to make provision about the application of international law in relation to health services in the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 13/07/2016
National Health Service Provision (Local Consultation) Bill
Mrs Victoria Prentis MP (Banbury, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision about mandatory local consultation in relation to changes in services proposed by NHS Trusts and healthcare commissioning authorities; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 25/10/2016
National Health Service Staff (Reporting and Registration) Bill
Bill Wiggin MP (North Herefordshire, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision for the central reporting and registration of agency staff employed by National Health Service trusts, facilities and services; to make provision for the central reporting and recording of absence from work of permanent NHS employees; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 18/10/2016
National Minimum Wage (Workplace Internships) Bill
Alec Shelbrooke MP (Elmet and Rothwell, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the Secretary of State to apply the provisions of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 to workplace internships; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 04/11/2016
NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANNING ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision about planning and compulsory purchase; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 07/09/2016
Second Reading 10/10/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 18/10/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 18/10/2016
Committee (3rd sitting) 20/10/2016
Committee (4th sitting) 20/10/2016
Committee (5th sitting) 25/10/2016
Committee (6th sitting) 25/10/2016
Committee (7th sitting) 27/10/2016
Committee (8th sitting) 27/10/2016
Remaining Stages 13/12/2016
House of Lords
First Reading 14/12/2016
Second Reading 17/01/2017
Order of Consideration Motion 26/01/2017
Committee (1st Day) 31/01/2017
Committee (2nd Day) 02/02/2017
Committee (3rd Day) 06/02/2017
Committee (4th Day) 08/02/2017
Order of Consideration Motion 21/02/2017
Report (1st Day) 23/02/2017
Report (2nd Day) 28/02/2017
Third Reading 15/03/2017
House of Commons
Consideration of Lords Amendments 28/03/2017
House of Lords
Returned from the Commons 29/03/2017
Commons Reason and Amendments 25/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Network Rail (Scotland) Bill
Drew Hendry MP (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey, SNP)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to require the transfer of land and assets in Scotland currently in the ownership of Network Rail Limited to a body nominated by the Scottish Government; to transfer responsibilities for the management of the land and assets transferred and for the management and accountability for rail infrastructure in Scotland to the Scottish Government; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 15/03/2017
NORTHERN IRELAND (MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENTS AND REGIONAL RATES) ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to extend the period of time for making Ministerial appointments following the election of the Northern Ireland Assembly on 2 March 2017, and to make provision about the regional rate in Northern Ireland for the year ending 31 March 2018.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 20/04/2017
Second Reading 24/04/2017
Remaining Stages 24/04/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 25/04/2017
Second Reading (and remaining stages) 26/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Online Privacy Protection Bill [HL]
Lord Paddick
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to amend the Data Protection Act 1998 to make provision about the transparency of privacy notices.
House of Lords
First Reading 07/06/2016
Online Safety Bill [HL]
Baroness Howe of Idlicote
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision about the promotion of online safety; to require internet service providers and mobile phone operators to provide an internet service that excludes adult-only content; to require information to be provided about online safety by internet service providers and mobile phone operators; to make provision for parents to be educated about online safety; to make provision for the regulation of harmful material through on-demand programme services; to introduce licensing of pornographic services; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 06/06/2016
Opticians Act 1989 (Amendment) Bill [HL]
Lord Newby
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for the sale of adjustable focus spectacles.
House of Lords
First Reading 08/06/2016
Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill
Paul Flynn MP (Newport West, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to enable persons in England to withhold consent for organ donation and transplantation; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 16/01/2017
Organ Donors (Leave) Bill
Louise Haigh MP (Sheffield, Heeley, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to amend Part 8 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 to make provision about leave for persons donating body organs for transplant; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 22/11/2016
Parental Bereavement Leave (Statutory Entitlement) Bill
Will Quince MP (Colchester, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision for statutory entitlement to leave of absence from employment for bereaved parents; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 06/09/2016
Parish Council Governance (Principles of Public Life) Bill
Miriam Davies MP (Eastleigh, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision for the governance and operation of parish councils in England; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 18/04/2017
PARKING PLACES (VARIATION OF CHARGES) ACT 2017
David Tredinnick MP (Bosworth, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision in relation to the procedure to be followed by local authorities when varying the charges to be paid in connection with the use of certain parking places.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 25/11/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 31/01/2017
Remaining Stages 03/02/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 06/02/2017
Second Reading 24/02/2017
Order of Commitment Discharged 10/03/2017
Third Reading 21/03/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill
Pat Glass MP (North West Durham, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to amend the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 to make provision about the number and size of parliamentary constituencies in the United Kingdom; to specify how the size of a constituency is to be calculated; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 18/11/2016
Parthenon Sculptures (Return to Greece) Bill
Mark Williams MP (Ceredigion, Lib Dem)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the transfer of ownership and return to Greece of the artefacts known as the Parthenon Sculptures, or Elgin Marbles, purchased by Parliament in 1816; to amend the British Museum Act 1963 accordingly; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 11/07/2016
PENSION SCHEMES ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision about pension schemes
House of Lords
First Reading 19/10/2016
Second Reading 01/11/2016
Order of Consideration Motion 08/11/2016
Committee (1st Day) 21/11/2016
Committee (2nd Day) 28/11/2016
Report 19/12/2016
Third Reading 16/01/2017
House of Commons
First Reading 17/01/2017
Second Reading 30/01/2017
Committee (1st Day) 07/02/2017
Committee (2nd Day) 07/02/2017
Committee (3rd sitting) 09/02/2017
Committee (4th sitting) 09/02/2017
Report 22/03/2017
Remaining Stages 29/03/2017
House of Lords
Returned from the Commons 30/03/2017
Commons Amendments 05/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Perinatal Mental Illness (NHS Family Services) Bill
Rehman Chishti MP (Gillingham and Rainham, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the appropriate level of access to NHS services and accommodation for mothers with perinatal mental illness; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 20/07/2016
Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (Statutory Requirement) Bill
Caroline Lucas MP (Brighton, Pavilion, Green)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the Secretary of State to provide that Personal, Social, Health and Economic education (PSHE) be a statutory requirement for all state-funded schools; for PSHE to include Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) and education on ending violence against women and girls; to provide for initial and continuing teacher education and guidance on best practice for delivering and inspecting PSHE and SRE education; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Second Reading 20/01/2017
POLICING AND CRIME ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision for collaboration between the emergency services; to make provision about the handling of police complaints and other matters relating to police conduct and to make further provision about the Independent Police Complaints Commission; to make provision for super-complaints about policing; to make provision for the investigation of concerns about policing raised by whistle-blowers; to make provision about police discipline; to make provision about police inspection; to make provision about the powers of police civilian staff and police volunteers; to remove the powers of the police to appoint traffic wardens; to enable provision to be made to alter police ranks; to make provision about the Police Federation; to make provision in connection with the replacement of the Association of Chief Police Officers with the National Police Chiefs’ Council; to make provision about the system for bail after arrest but before charge; to make provision to enable greater use of modern technology at police stations; to make other amendments to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984; to amend the powers of the police under the Mental Health Act 1983; to extend the powers of the police in relation to maritime enforcement; to make provision about deputy police and crime commissioners; to make provision to enable changes to the names of police areas; to make provision about the regulation of firearms; to make provision about the licensing of alcohol; to make provision about the implementation and enforcement of financial sanctions; to amend the Police Act 1996 to make further provision about police collaboration; to make provision about the powers of the National Crime Agency; to make provision for requiring arrested persons to provide details of nationality; to make provision for requiring defendants in criminal proceedings to provide details of nationality and other information; to make provision to combat the sexual exploitation of children; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 10/02/2016
Second Reading 07/03/2016
(Programme) 07/03/2016
(Money) 07/03/2016
(Carry-over) 07/03/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 15/03/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 15/03/2016
Committee (3rd sitting) 22/03/2016
Committee (4th sitting) 22/03/2016
Committee (5th sitting) 24/03/2016
Committee (6th sitting) 12/04/2016
Committee (7th sitting) 12/04/2016
(Programme) (No. 2) 26/04/2016
Report 26/04/2016
Presentation and resumption of proceedings 19/05/2016
Report (Day 2) 13/06/2016
Third Reading 13/06/2016
House of Lords
First Reading 14/06/2016
Second Reading 18/07/2016
Order of Consideration Motion 12/09/2016
Committee (1st Day) 14/09/2016
Committee (2nd Day) 26/10/2016
Committee (3rd Day) 02/11/2016
Committee (4th Day) 09/11/2016
Committee (5th Day) 16/11/2016
Order of Consideration Motion 28/11/2016
Report 30/11/2016
Report (2nd Day) 07/12/2016
Report (3rd Day) 12/12/2016
Third Reading 19/12/2016
House of Commons
Consideration of Lords amendments 10/01/2017
House of Lords
Commons Reasons and Amendments 18/01/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 31/01/2017
Political Parties (Funding and Expenditure) Bill [HL]
Lord Tyler
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for the regulation of funding and expenditure of political parties; for phased introduction of a cap on donations to political parties; for affiliation fees from trade unions and membership organisations to political parties to be counted as individual donations in prescribed circumstances; for public funding of political parties; for moderation of rights of candidates and parties to election addresses; for limits on political parties’ expenditure between regulated periods; for conferring powers on the Electoral Commission; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 06/06/2016
Second Reading 10/03/2017
PREVENTING AND COMBATING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (RATIFICATION OF CONVENTION) ACT 2017
Eilidh Whiteford MP (Banff and Buchan, SNP)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the United Kingdom to ratify the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (the Istanbul Convention); and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 16/12/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 01/02/2017
Remaining Stages 24/02/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 27/02/2017
Second Reading 10/03/2017
Order of Commitment Discharged 28/03/2017
Third Reading 06/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Prisons and Courts Bill
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision about prisons; make provision about practice and procedure in courts and tribunals, organisation of courts and tribunals, functions of the judiciary and of courts and tribunals and their staff, appointment and deployment of the judiciary, and functions of the Judicial Appointments Commission; and make provision about whiplash claims.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 23/02/2017
Second Reading 20/03/2017
Committee (1st sitting) 28/03/2017
Committee (2nd sitting) 28/03/2017
Committee (4th sitting) 29/03/2017
Committee (3rd sitting) 29/03/2017
Committee (5th sitting) 18/04/2017
Promotion of Israeli-Palestinian Peace (United Kingdom Participation) Bill
Rt Hon Joan Ryan MP (Enfield North, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to require the Secretary of State to promote the establishment of an International Fund for Israeli-Palestinian Peace to support coexistence projects and civil society programmes; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 18/01/2017
Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill [HL]
The Earl of Lytton
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for the resolution of disputes concerning the location or placement of the boundaries and private rights of way relating to the title of an estate in land; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed.
House of Lords
First Reading 25/05/2016
Protection of Family Homes (Enforcement and Permitted Development) Bill
Stephen McCabe MP (Birmingham, Selly Oak, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about guidance to local authorities on when to take enforcement action for breaches of planning law; to clarify guidance on the scope of permitted development rights; to make provision about rights and entitlements, including of appeal, for people whose homes are affected by such breaches; to make provision for the inspection and regulation of building under the permitted development regime; to establish financial penalties for developers who breach planning law in certain circumstances; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Second Reading 28/10/2016
Second Reading (Resumed) 25/11/2016
Providers of Health and Social Care (Schemes under Section 71 of the National Health Service Act 2006) Bill
Michael Tomlinson MP (Mid Dorset and North Poole, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to amend section 71 of the National Health Service Act 2006 to enable schemes under that section to make provision to meet liabilities of health and social care providers in respect of integrated health and social care services.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Public Authority (Accountability) Bill
Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP (Leigh, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to set a requirement on public institutions, public servants and officials and on those carrying out functions on their behalf to act in the public interest and with candour and frankness; to define the public law duty on them to assist courts, official inquiries and investigations; to enable victims to enforce such duties; to create offences for the breach of certain duties; to provide funding for victims and their relatives in certain proceedings before the courts and at official inquiries and investigations; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/03/2017
Queen's Sapphire Jubilee Bill
Andrew Rosindell MP (Romford, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision for a national public holiday marking the Queen's Sapphire Jubilee in 2017 and to establish a framework to ensure that the United Kingdom, its overseas territories and Crown dependencies appropriately commemorate this occasion; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 07/03/2017
Rail Ombudsman Bill
Tim Loughton MP (East Worthing and Shoreham, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to establish a Rail Ombudsman to scrutinise performance and complaints and represent the interests of passengers; to make provision for the Ombudsman to levy fines on train operating companies for late running and cancellation of trains and about the use of such fines; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 20/12/2016
Railways Bill
Caroline Lucas MP (Brighton, Pavilion, Green)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the Secretary of State to assume control of passenger rail franchises when they come up for renewal; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Register of Arms Brokers Bill [HL]
Baroness Jolly
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for the establishment and publication of a Register of Arms Brokers.
House of Lords
First Reading 23/05/2016
Second Reading 10/06/2016
Committee 18/11/2016
Registration of Marriage Bill
Edward Argar MP (Charnwood, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the registration of marriages.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Regulation of Health and Social Care Professions Etc. Bill [HL]
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to require Her Majesty’s Government to introduce a Bill to regulate health and social care professions.
House of Lords
First Reading 26/05/2016
Second Reading 03/02/2017
Rehabilitation of Offenders (Amendment) Bill [HL]
Lord Ramsbotham
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to amend the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 to make provision about rehabilitation periods.
House of Lords
First Reading 26/05/2016
Second Reading 27/01/2017
Renters’ Rights Bill [HL]
Baroness Grender
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for the rights of renters.
House of Lords
First Reading 23/05/2016
Second Reading 10/06/2016
Committee 18/11/2016
Representation of the People (Voter Proof of Identity) Bill
Chris Green MP (Bolton West, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to require those on the electoral register to produce proof of identity at polling stations before voting; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 23/11/2016
Reproductive Health (Access to Terminations) Bill
Diana Johnson (Hull North, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to regulate the termination of pregnancies by medical practitioners and to repeal certain criminal offences relating to such terminations; and for connected purposes
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 13/03/2017
Right to Die at Home Bill [HL]
Lord Warner
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to create a right to die at home.
House of Lords
First Reading 06/06/2016
Road Traffic Offenders (Surrender of Driving Licences Etc) Bill
Michael Tomlinson MP (Mid Dorset and North Poole, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the surrender, production or other delivery up of driving licences, or test certificates, in relation to certain offences; to make provision in relation to identifying persons in connection with fixed penalty notices, conditional offers and the payment of fixed penalties under the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Second Reading 27/01/2017
Committee 15/03/2017
SAVINGS (GOVERNMENT CONTRIBUTIONS) ACT 2016
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision for, and in connection with, government bonuses in respect of additions to savings accounts and other investment plans.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 06/09/2016
Second Reading 17/10/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 25/10/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 25/10/2016
Committee (3rd sitting) 27/10/2016
Committee (4th sitting) 01/11/2016
Committee (5th sitting) 01/11/2016
Remaining Stages 12/12/2016
House of Lords
First Reading 13/12/2016
Second Reading (and remaining stages) 12/01/2017
School Admissions (Special Educational Needs) Bill
Martin Vickers MP (Cleethorpes, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision about the access to education, school admissions and support for special educational needs, with particular reference to children diagnosed with autism; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 01/11/2016
Senior Judiciary Appointments (Disregard of Age of Candidates) Bill
Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP (Leicester East, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require those responsible for the selection and interviewing of candidates for, and appointment to, the posts of Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the President of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of England and Wales, the Keeper or Master of the Rolls and Records of the Chancery of England and the President of the Family Division of the High Court of England and Wales to disregard the age of applicants under 70 years of age; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 02/03/2017
Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill
Liz Saville Roberts MP (Dwyfor Meirionnydd, PC)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision for the circumstances in which the sexual history of a victim of rape or attempted rape may be introduced at a trial; to prohibit in certain circumstances the disclosure by the police of a victim’s identity to an alleged perpetrator of a serious sexual crime; to extend the range of serious offences which may be referred to the Court of Appeal on the grounds of undue leniency of the sentence; to amend the requirements for ground rules hearings; to make provision for the issuing in certain circumstances of guidance on safeguarding to schools; to make provision for training about serious sexual offences; to place a duty on the Secretary of State to provide guidelines for the Courts in dealing with cases of serious sexual offences; to require the Secretary of State to report annually on the operation of the Act; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 08/02/2017
Sexual Offences (Pardons Etc) Bill
John Nicolson MP (East Dunbartonshire, SNP)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the pardoning, or otherwise setting aside, of cautions and convictions for specified sexual offences that have now been abolished; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/06/2016
Second Reading 21/10/2016
Short and holiday-let Accommodation (Notification of Local Authorities) Bill
Karen Buck MP (Westminster North, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to require householders to notify local authorities of an intention to register accommodation for short or holiday lets; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 21/03/2017
Small and Medium Sized Co-operative Development Bill
Adrian Bailey MP (West Bromwich West, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to remove the requirement for small co-operative societies to appoint lay auditors; to increase the threshold for co-operative societies to disapply the full audit requirement to the same level as PLCs; to require auditors to report contingent on a threshold of share capital instead of turnover or on a special resolution at a general meeting; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 08/11/2016
SMALL CHARITABLE DONATIONS AND CHILDCARE PAYMENTS ACT 2016
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision about the payment schemes established by the Small Charitable Donations Act 2012 and the Childcare Payments Act 2014.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 14/09/2016
Second Reading 11/10/2016
Programme 11/10/2016
Money 11/10/2016
Committee 18/10/2016
Report 15/11/2016
Third Reading 15/11/2016
House of Lords
First Reading 16/11/2016
Second Reading (and remaining stages) 12/12/2016
Stalking (Sentencing) Bill
Alex Chalk MP (Cheltenham, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to increase the maximum sentences available to the court for stalking offences; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 12/10/2016
Statutory Nuisance (Aircraft Noise) Bill
Tania Mathias MP (Twickenham, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to amend Part 3 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to make noise caused by aircraft a statutory nuisance; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 29/11/2016
Student Support (Non-Interest-Bearing Finance) Bill [HL]
Lord Sharkey
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for non-interest-bearing student finance facilities.
House of Lords
First Reading 26/05/2016
Succession to Peerages Bill [HL]
Lord Trefgarne
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to amend the law regarding succession to peerages; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 07/06/2016
Sugar in Food and Drinks (Targets, Labelling and Advertising) Bill
Geraint Davies MP (Swansea West, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the Secretary of State to set targets for sugar content in food and drinks; to provide that added sugar content on food and drink labelling be represented in terms of the number of teaspoonfuls of sugar; to provide for standards of information provision in advertising of food and drinks; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 14/09/2016
SUPPLY AND APPROPRIATION (ANTICIPATION AND ADJUSTMENTS) ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to authorise the use of resources for the years ending with 31 March 2015, 31 March 2016, 31 March 2017 and 31 March 2018; to authorise the issue of sums out of the Consolidated Fund for the years ending 31 March 2017 and 31 March 2018; and to appropriate the supply authorised by this Act for the years ending with 31 March 2015, 31 March 2016 and 31 March 2017.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 28/02/2017
Remaining Stages 01/03/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 02/03/2017
Second Reading (and remaining stages) 09/03/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 16/03/2017
SUPPLY AND APPROPRIATION (MAIN ESTIMATES) ACT 2016
Government Legislation
Bill to authorise the use of resources for the year ending with 31 March 2017; to authorise both the issue of sums out of the Consolidated Fund and the application of income for that year; and to appropriate the supply authorised for that year by this Act and by the Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Act 2016.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Remaining stages 05/07/2016
House of Lords
First Reading 06/07/2016
Second Reading (and remaining stages) 12/07/2016
House of Commons
Royal Assent 20/07/2016
Support to Exit Prostitution Bill [HL]
Baroness Jenkin of Kennington, on behalf of Lord McColl of Dulwich,
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to improve support for people exiting prostitution; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 14/06/2016
Teacher Training (Special Educational Needs) Bill [HL]
Lord Addington
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision about special educational needs awareness training received by teacher trainees.
House of Lords
First Reading 08/06/2016
TECHNICAL AND FURTHER EDUCATION ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision about technical and further education.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 27/10/2016
Second Reading 14/11/2016
Committee (1st sitting) 22/11/2016
Committee (2nd sitting) 22/11/2016
Committee (3rd sitting) 24/11/2016
Committee (4th sitting) 24/11/2016
Committee (5th sitting) 29/11/2016
Committee (6th sitting) 29/11/2016
Committee (7th sitting) 01/12/2016
Committee (8th sitting) 01/12/2016
Remaining Stages 09/01/2017
House of Lords
First Reading 10/01/2017
Second Reading 01/02/2017
Order of Consideration Motion 21/02/2017
Committee (1st Day) 22/02/2017
Committee (2nd Day) 27/02/2017
Committee (3rd Day) 01/03/2017
Report 27/03/2017
Third Reading 04/04/2017
House of Commons
Consideration of Lords amendments 19/04/2017
House of Lords
Returned from the Commons 24/04/2017
Commons Reason and Amendment 25/04/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 27/04/2017
Terms of withdrawal from EU (Referendum) Bill
Geraint Davies MP (Swansea West, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the holding of a referendum to endorse the United Kingdom and Gibraltar exit package proposed by HM Government for withdrawal from the EU, or to decide to remain a member, prior to the UK giving notice under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 06/07/2016
Terms of withdrawal from the European Union (Referendum) Bill
Tim Farron MP (Westmorland and Lonsdale, Lib Dem)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision for the holding of a referendum in the United Kingdom and Gibraltar on the proposed terms for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 22/03/2017
Town and Country Planning (Electricity Generating Consent) Bill
Tom Blenkinsop MP (Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision about the disclosure, consideration and approval of proposals for onshore electricity power stations of 50MW or less; to require the application of Engineering Construction Industry (NAECI) terms and conditions in certain circumstances; to require sector-specific collective national workforce agreements in other circumstances; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 25/01/2017
UK Environmental Protection (Maintenance of EU Standards) Bill
Geraint Davies MP (Swansea West, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about the safeguarding of standards of environmental protection derived from European Union legislation, including for water, air, soil, flood protection, and climate change, after the withdrawal of the UK from the EU; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 13/07/2016
UK International Trade and Investment Agreements (Ratification) Bill
Geraint Davies MP (Swansea West, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require the Secretary of State to lay bilateral and multilateral trade and investment agreements before Parliament; to prohibit the implementation of such an agreement without the approval by resolution of each House; to provide a process for the amendment of such agreements, including any arrangements for investor-state dispute settlement, by Parliament; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 20/07/2016
Unauthorised Overdrafts (Cost of Credit) Bill
Rachel Reeves MP (Leeds West, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to require the Financial Conduct Authority to make rules restricting the cost of credit for unauthorised overdrafts on bank accounts in certain circumstances; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 25/04/2017
Unlawful Killing (Recovery of Remains) Bill
Conor McGinn MP (St Helens North, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to establish a presumption against eligibility for parole in cases where a person, convicted of unlawfully killing another person, has not provided relevant knowledge in their possession for the purposes of facilitating the location and recovery of the remains of the victim; to create a separate offence of withholding such information; to make provision about the available sentences for such an offence; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 11/10/2016
Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) Bill [HL]
Lord Holmes of Richmond
Private Members' Bill (Lords)
Bill to make provision for the prohibition of unpaid work experience exceeding four weeks; and for connected purposes.
House of Lords
First Reading 07/06/2016
Unsolicited Marketing Communications (Company Directors) Bill
Patricia Gibson MP (North Ayrshire and Arran, SNP)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to enable the Information Commissioner's Office to take action against company directors for breaches of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 relating to unsolicited marketing communications made by a company; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 13/09/2016
Use of Property (Protection) Bill
Michael Tomlinson MP (Mid Dorset and North Poole, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision about protecting existing and established use of property; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Vehicle Fuel (Publication of Tax Information) Bill
Peter Aldous MP (Waveney, Con)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to require the inclusion on vehicle fuel receipts of the amounts of each tax paid; to require all retail fuel pumps to display the amounts of taxes paid when dispensing fuel; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 01/02/2017
Vehicle Noise Limits (Enforcement) Bill
Kevin Foster MP (Torbay, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to make provision for the enforcement of noise limits for vehicles via automatic monitoring equipment; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill
Government Legislation
Bill to make provision about automated vehicles, electric vehicles, vehicle testing and civil aviation; to create an offence of shining or directing a laser at a vehicle; and to make provision about fees for courses offered as an alternative to prosecution for road traffic offences.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 22/02/2017
Second Reading 06/03/2017
Committee (1st sitting) 14/03/2017
Committee (2nd sitting) 14/03/2017
Committee (3rd sitting) 16/03/2017
Committee (4th sitting) 16/03/2017
Committee (5th sitting) 21/03/2017
Committee (6th sitting) 21/03/2017
Committee (7th sitting) 23/03/2017
Violent Crime (Sentences) Bill
Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP (Leicester East, Lab)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to increase the minimum custodial sentence on conviction for possession of a knife or other offensive weapon for an offender aged 18 years or over and to increase the minimum period of a detention and training order for a person aged 16 or 17; to set a minimum custodial sentence on conviction for an offender in possession of a knife or other weapon and intending to commit any offence or having such a weapon available to use in committing murder; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 22/03/2017
WALES ACT 2017
Government Legislation
Bill to amend the Government of Wales Act 2006 and make provision about the functions of the Welsh Ministers; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 07/06/2016
Second Reading 14/06/2016
Committee (Day 1) 05/07/2016
Committee (Day 2) 11/07/2016
Programme (No. 2) 12/09/2016
Report 12/09/2016
Third Reading 12/09/2016
House of Lords
First Reading 13/09/2016
Second Reading 10/10/2016
Order of Consideration Motion 26/10/2016
Committee (1st Day) 31/10/2016
Committee (2nd Day) 07/11/2016
Committee (3rd Day) 15/11/2016
Committee (4th Day) 23/11/2016
Order of Consideration Motion 12/12/2016
Report (1st Day) 14/12/2016
Report (2nd Day) 10/01/2017
Third Reading 18/01/2017
House of Commons
Consideration of Lords Amendments 24/01/2017
House of Lords
Returned from the Commons 25/01/2017
House of Commons
Royal Assent 31/01/2017
Wild Animals in Circuses (Prohibition) Bill
Kevin Foster MP (Torbay, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to prohibit the use of wild animals in circuses; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 04/07/2016
Withdrawal from the European Union (Article 50) Bill
Peter Bone MP (Wellingborough, Con)
Private Members' Bill (Standing Order No. 57)
Bill to require Her Majesty’s Government to notify the European Council by 31 March 2017 of the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the European Union.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 30/11/2016
Workers’ Rights (Maintenance of EU Standards) Bill
Melanie Onn MP (Great Grimsby, Lab)
Ten Minute Rule Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
Bill to make provision about the safeguarding of workers’ rights derived from European Union legislation after the withdrawal of the UK from the EU; and for connected purposes.
House of Commons
Presentation and First Reading 07/09/2016